Maverick!: The Success Story Behind the World's Most Unusual Workplace

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The international bestseller that tells how Semler tore up the rule books - and defied inflation running at up to 900% per year!

- Workers make decisions previously made by their bosses
- Managerial staff set their own salaries and bonuses
- Everyone has access to the company books
- No formality - a minimum of meetings, memos and approvals
- Internal walls torn down
- Shopfloor workers set their own productivity targets and schedules

Result - Semco is one of Latin America's fastest-growing companies, acknowledged to be the best in Brazil to work for, and with a waiting list of thousands of applicants waiting to join it.

Learn Ricardo's secrets and let some of the Semco magic rub off on you and your company.

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"The way that Ricardo Semler runs his company is impossible; except th at it works, and works splendidly for everyone. I relish this book. It revived my faith in human beings and my hope for business everywhere" (Charles Handy)

"In this book, Ricardo Semler tells how Semco, Latin America's fastest growing company, uses a revolutionary way of working to run a profit-making company with a work force who love their jobs." (The Sunday Times)

"Are there real-life lessons to be learned? The answer is yes...Pragmatic, inspirational and intriguing advice." (The Times)

"Ricardo Semler is our kind of capitalist" (Guardian)

"Semco takes workplace democracy to previously unimagined frontiers" (The Times)

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The international bestseller that tells how Ricardo Semler created one of the most successful and inspirational companies in the world. Con tains a new introduction by the author

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